Obituary : Mary Salmonsen

Mary Hagadone

Mary Hagadone and her husband homesteaded north of Culbertson in 1912, and farmed at Poplar from 1933 to 1955. She moved to Faith Lutheran home in 1975. Mrs. Hagadone, 98, died Saturday morning in a local hospital. Born in North Bend, Wis., she was a daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Peter Salmonsen. In 1905 she married Dugald C. Hagadone in Monaco, Wis. He died in 1961. Survivors include (Private); three sons, Myron of Kalispell, Dugald of Poplar and (Private); 37 grandchildren and about 150 great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Services will be 10 a.m. Services were on Tuesday in St. John's Lutheran Church, Poplar. Burial was in Greenwood Cemetary, Wolf Point, with Clayton Memorial Chapel in charge. Mary Hagadone, 98, early day Roosevelt County homesteader, died Saturday at Trinity Hospital in Wolf Point. She was born Dec. 8, 1883 at North Bend, Wisc., a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Salmonsen. She married Dugald C. Hagadone April 5, 1905 at Monaco, Wisc. and they lived in that area until moving to Montana to homestead north of Culbertson in 1912. In 1933, they moved to Poplar where they farmed until 1955. Her husband died in 1961 and in July of 1975 she moved to Faith Lutheran Home in Wolf Point where she had lived since. Mrs. Hagadone enjoyed reminiscing about the family get-togethers and one of her greatest joys was to hear of each new descendant to the clan. She is survived by three sons, Myron of Kalispell, Dugald of Poplar and (Private); a daughter, (Private); 37 grandchildren and almost 150 great and great-great grandchildren. Services were Tuesday morning in St. John's Lutheran Church in Poplar, the Rev. Harold Watrous officiating. Burial was in Greenwood Cemetery in Wolf Point. Clayton Memorial Chapel was in charge.
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